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AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

Nov 2
2016

AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

  Save the Date! November 2, 2016 AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner   Le Parker Meridien 119 West 56 Street, New York, New York 10019 6-9 pm   Presenting   the Honorary Leadership Award to Johannes J. Baensch, PhD Chief Scientific Officer at Nestlé Skin Health S.A.     the Chairman’s Award of Distinction to Roger Ferguson President and CEO, TIAA   the  Icon of Aging Award to Frances Hesselbein President and CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute   and the George E. and Marie J. Doty Award to Peter G. Peterson, Founder and Chairman, Peter G.…


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Partner Event: The 45th American Aging Associate Conference

Jun 3
2016

Partner Event: The 45th American Aging Associate Conference

  Targeting Aging: The Ultimate Preventative Medicine   From June 3rd - 5th, 2016, the American Aging Association, AGE, will host its 45th annual conference in Seattle, WA, in conjunction with the Nathan Shock Center Summit on Personalized Geroscience (June 1-­2).   We invite attendees to  join us for Session 8: AFAR Symposium on Saturday, June 4th from 3:10 - 4:30 pm. Featuring research presentations from Research Grant recipients, Christin Burd, Ohio State (2014); Ashley Webb, Brown University (2015); Adam Hughes, University of Utah (2015); and Post-Doctoral Awardee, Scott Leiser, University of Michigan (2012).      Other conference highlights include:   - Opening…


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The Dog Aging Project: Presentation & Luncheon

May 16
2016

The Dog Aging Project: Presentation & Luncheon

  AFAR grants helped support the research careers of Dr. Daniel Promislow (left) and Dr. Matt Kaeberlein (right), seen here with Executive Director Stephanie Lederman.   On May 16th, AFAR co-hosted two events on The Dog Aging Project with the University of Washington Medicine: a morning research briefing and luncheon and an evening cocktail reception. The Dog Aging Project is a bold national study into the healthy aging of our best friends and what that could mean for human aging.  By studying dogs in their homes, researchers at University of Washington Medicine are identifying the genetic and environmental…


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Partner Event: The Progeria Research Foundation's 8th International Scientific Workshop

May 2
2016

Partner Event: The Progeria Research Foundation's 8th International Scientific Workshop

From May 2-4, 2016, The Progeria Research Foundation will host its 8th International Scientific Workshop in Cambridge, MA.  The meeting's focus is to promote collaboration between basic and clinical scientists toward progress in Progeria, cardiovascular disease, and aging research.   The meeting agenda can be view here and registration information is avilable on The Progeria Research Foundation website here. AFAR is pleased to support this event through the 2016 Dorothy Dillon Eweson Sponsorship Award.  View the complete list of Dorothy Dillon Eweson Award recipients here.


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Disease Drivers of Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit

Apr 13
2016

Disease Drivers of Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit

  How do diseases drive aging? AFAR co-hosts 2016 Geroscience Summit     On April 13 and 14, AFAR co-hosted the Disease Drivers of Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit in partnership with the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), The Trans-NIH Geroscience Interest Group, and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS). Over 200 researchers, clinicians, and representatives from the nonprofit, government, and corporate sectors from around the world convened at the New York Academy of Sciences to discuss advances in geroscience, the growing field of research that looks at the relationship between aging and disease. Although older patients often experience several chronic diseases…


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